Agency Report

Office of Postsecondary Education

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  384  

2019 Engagement Score
48.4

Change from 2018
7.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Engagement Score: 43.7)
Mission
To strengthen the capacity of colleges and universities to promote reform, innovation and improvement in postsecondary education, promote and expand access to postsecondary education and increase college completion rates for America’s students, and broaden global competencies that drive the economic success and competitiveness of our Nation.
Website
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 384 of 420 7.0  48.4 41.4 49.8 58.2 53.5 39.1 33.4 37.7 39.7 32.9 39.3 38.0 47.3
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 353  of 413 6.5  50.7 44.2 48.2 54.2 50.0 41.5 37.1 38.3 41.4 33.8 36.4 35.6 39.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 351  of 413 12.2  42.2 30.0 39.1 46.7 43.5 36.3 26.5 29.3 32.0 29.4 36.2 36.7 34.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 408  of 413 -0.3  36.4 36.7 40.9 47.2 43.6 36.0 34.7 33.3 35.7 29.0 20.8 27.9 28.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 353  of 413 10.8  38.8 28.0 37.6 46.5 43.3 36.7 29.1 31.3 34.0 22.7 26.4 28.1 30.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 140  of 413 2.8  74.1 71.3 67.0 69.3 63.1 51.6 51.7 52.2 56.3 49.6 54.4 46.3 55.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 335  of 415 5.2  75.6 70.4 71.3 72.4 74.5 66.4 61.1 67.3 67.1 67.1 72.1 70.9 70.7
Pay 360  of 415 -0.4  55.2 55.6 56.2 64.7 60.4 54.7 46.6 56.3 60.6 62.1 56.9 63.6
Strategic Management 376  of 414 3.7  51.2 47.5 46.4 52.2 49.8 44.7 39.2 42.0 42.5 32.6 42.4 42.9 44.6
Teamwork 339  of 414 3.2  65.9 62.7 66.0 66.4 64.3 54.8 52.8 58.1 53.6 41.7 56.1 58.5 63.3
Innovation 341  of 414 5.8  61.1 55.3 56.4 64.3 55.9 49.1 49.5 48.6 50.5 45.0
Training and Development 288  of 415 4.8  59.3 54.5 50.6 61.2 55.5 45.9 41.4 44.8 45.6 41.9 49.7 49.4 50.1
Work–Life Balance 335  of 414 -3.0  57.2 60.2 60.1 61.5 63.7 53.3 47.7 46.2 49.5 49.6 56.3 57.0 52.3
Support for Diversity 255  of 414 5.3  59.7 54.4 57.4 58.8 54.8 43.0 38.6 45.9 43.3 37.0 41.3 37.0 50.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 375  of 413 5.9  40.6 34.7 37.0 43.9 42.5 31.4 27.2 27.9 35.3 27.0 31.2 28.2 37.5
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management


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